Life insurance market: Positive net inflows in March 2019

Net inflows for March 2019 were 2.4 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 37.5 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 37.1 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 8.7 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 23 % of premiums.

Over the same period insurance companies paid out benefits of 29.7 billion Euros.

Net inflows from the beginning of the year were 7.9 billion Euros.

At end March 2019 in-force life insurance business (mathematical provisions + profit sharing provisions) stood at 1 737 billion Euros (up 2.5% year-on-year).